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Does Hair Laser Removal Cause Miscarriage
Immediatly: If you want to do genital area, let it heal and let the hair grow a little. ...Read more
Noticing hair loss. 40 F. Thyroid, dhea-s, testosterone, zinc, b12 normal. Miscarriage last yr, but derm. Says not cause. Puzzled- Can it be stress?
Look Simple First: Stress can cause hair loss. You listed a lot of tests, but few basic ones. Iron def is an often overlooked cause and may be one the most common. You don't have to have anemia but low iron, simp blood test. Preg or early preg loss. OCPs. Menopause. Thyroid dz. Other B vit def. (biotin). Sig wt loss. PCOS. Meds. Low estrogen. In male pat levels not always high. Consid bx. Basic w/u 1st. PCP 1st. ...Read more
Is it common for hair to be thinner after recent miscarriage? It's a lot thinner than it was before pregnancy. Will it thicken up again?
Thinning Hair: I am sorry to hear about your loss. The more estrogen in your body during pregnancy can give you very luxuriant hair and you shed less. But after a miscarriage the hormone levels can drop back to normal, and the hair that was on hold goes from growth to resting state and then will shed. This shedding can be quite noticeable for at least a 3-4 months after the miscarriage then slow. ...Read more
Will my thinning hair since miscarriage go back to normal? Is there anything I can do to slow down the thinning hair, miscarriage and losing hair!
Telogen effluvium: The most likely cause of your hair loss is this reversible condition. Essentially, the hair follicles, which continually grow and fall out, become synchronized so that large amounts of hair fall out at the same time. Eventually, these follicles should revert to random cycles and your hair will return to its usual thickness. Otherwise, get your thyroid and testosterone levels checked. ...Read more
Will zinc and selenium help with my thinning hair since miscarriage 7 weeks ago? It's making me so depressed and I want my hair back :- (
Won't hurt: The drop in hormonal levels after a pregnancy ends frequently leads to hair loss. This does reverse over time but be sure you do not also have a thyroid problem which can effect the hair. The vitamins and dietary protein may help some but, unfortunately, it does take time. Hope you are feeling better fast. The loss of a baby is hard. ...Read more
Experiencing hair loss in shower & brushing. Hairs have whitish wisp on ends. Scalp itchy w/white flakes. Had spontaneous miscarriage 3 mos. Ago. Help?
Maybe related issues: There are sudden hormonal shifts w/miscarriage. Those shifts put many of the normally growing hairs on scalp into a resting phase. At the end of 3-4 months of this resting phase, hairs shed. Many of them should grow back unless there are other underlying health issues. If there was a significant blood loss w/miscarriage, hair loss could also happen. Flakes are most likely seborrheic dermatitis. ...Read more
Had miscarriage 10 mos ago, started noticing some hair loss a few months after and still now. Connection? Thyroid/labs ok and derm ordered more labs
Possible connection: Pregnancy causes wild changes in your hormones. Most pregnant women notice a nice increase in hair volume, which often falls out after the pregnancy is complete. Whether your hair loss is related to the pregnancy depends on how far along you were at the time of the miscarriage. Hormone levels might be helpful. ...Read more
What could be causing me to feel like a woman hitting puberty for the first time after a miscarriage. Stopped menstrating, acne, hair loss and moody?
Miscarriage 1 year ago, was few wks along. Hair loss last few months, still now. Can it be related? Thyroid, hormones, vitamin levels all normal
Can laser hair removal cause scarring or other danger? How can you avoid this? Considering having it done on face and have VERY sensitive skin.
Can laser hair removal cause permanent scarring or redness? Having it done on my face and my face is very sensitive
Yes, if done wrong.: If your skin color is dark, you will need a professional evaluation to determine the correct type of laser to use, and the proper settings. If you have concern regarding permanent damage, I would avoid "hair removal mills". Get more than one consultation to be certain you trust your provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 21 year old female who grows hair on my chin and upper lip any cause of that? Is hair laser removal the best thing to do?
Good treatment: For most women, unwanted hair growth is a hereditary trait. Less commonly, it is a result of abnormally elevated male hormone. Laser hair removal is a good choice for either situation; however, if male hormone is elevated, this needs to be addressed by a physician as well. Best wishes! ...Read more
I want to do laser hair removal on my chin. Does it cause any problems if I want to conceive a baby afterward maybe within 6 months after that?
Laser and pregnancy: There should be no problem for your pregnancy if you are planning to get pregnant 6 months after the last treatment of laser hair removal. Be aware that the treatment can't be performed if you are currently or become pregnant during the laser hair removal program. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Does laser or ipl hair removal cause sunken skin marks, if the treatment was done many times? If it does and I stop the treatment will they dissapear?
No: Ipl is a non ablative method of hair removal. It does not alter the skin surface at all even with repetitive treatments. Laser hair removal targets chromophores or the pigments in the hair, so it should jot damage the skin either. ...Read more
No: I'm sorry someone troubled you by suggesting this. Despite the daily foolishness that you read in the "pop" media, the things that really and truly cause cancer are either things that mutate genes (light beams won't do this) or that cause ongoing massive cell turnover (again, lasers won't do this.) decisions about body hair are extremely personal; if you know what you want, go for it. ...Read more
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